La Fontaine, IN

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La Fontaine Profile


Overview

La Fontaine is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 861 people and just one neighborhood, La Fontaine is the 328th largest community in Indiana. La Fontaine has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, La Fontaine isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in La Fontaine are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, La Fontaine is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in La Fontaine who work in office and administrative support (10.34%), sales jobs (10.00%), and food service (7.24%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Overall, La Fontaine’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, La Fontaine has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes La Fontaine a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Being a small town, La Fontaine does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

La Fontaine Demographics

The population of La Fontaine has a very low overall level of education: only 9.47% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in La Fontaine in 2010 was $20,253, which is middle income relative to Indiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $81,012 for a family of four. However, La Fontaine contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call La Fontaine home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of La Fontaine residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in La Fontaine include English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in La Fontaine is English. Other important languages spoken here include Navajo and German.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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La Fontaine 0.101011101001110
Indiana 3.88

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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La Fontaine 0.101011101001110
Indiana 25.96

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La Fontaine 0.101011101001110
Indiana 31

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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M S D WABASH COUNTY SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to Indiana

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Better than of IN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IN Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Sharp Creek Elementary School
264 W 200 N
Wabash, IN, 46992
01-07
White's Jr-Sr High School
5233 S 50 E
Wabash, IN, 46992
07-12
Southwood Jr-Sr High School
564 E Sr 124
Wabash, IN, 46992
07-12
Southwood Elementary School
840 E Sr 124
Wabash, IN, 46992
PK-06
Northfield Jr-Sr High School
154 W 200 N
Wabash, IN, 46992
07-12
Metro North Elementary School
3844 W 200 N
Wabash, IN, 46992
KG-03
Wabash/miami Area Prog Excpt School
246 N 300 W
Wabash, IN, 46992
PK-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 41.0% 49.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 34.1% 41.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.9% 7.9%

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